Burns and Holden named basketball coaches of the year
NWAACC Men's Basketball Coach of the Year
Mike Burns, Spokane
Spokane Head Coach Mike Burns has been voted the NWAAACC Men's Basketball Coach of the Year.
In his first year the helm of the men's basketball program at Community Colleges of Spokane, Mike Burns built a dominating team that was ranked number one in the NWAACC Coaches Poll for the entire 2007-08 season.
The Spokane Sasquatch won 30 games during the season and ended the regular season with one loss. The Sasquatch were a perfect 14-0, winning the Eastern Region title by four games.
NWAACC Women's Basketball Coach of the Year
Cheryl Holden, Columbia Basin
Columbia Basin Head Coach Cheryl Holden put together a squad that was perfect in Eastern Region play and was ranked number for much of the year and won their second NWAACC Championship in four years.
The Hawks dominated their opponents all season long with tough defense and solid execution on offense. CBC ended the season with a 28-3 record.